Upcoming Anime Releases on Netflix in 2022 & Beyond


Brace yourselves for never-ending action in these upcoming anime movies and TV shows on Netflix in 2022.

Anime Coming to Netflix in 2022

After an adventurous 2021, Netflix is gearing up to double the fun this year with a number of exciting anime movies and TV series that will release on the platform in 2022 and beyond. While some of anime TV shows will be returning with their latest seasons to continue the story, others are the screen adaptation of some of the very famous manga.

From Ghost in the Shell to Blood of Zeus and Tomb Raider, Netflix is going to be epic for all the anime fans out there. From the release date, story and trailer, here i9s everything we know about the upcoming anime releases on Netflix in 2022.

Also Read: Upcoming Live-Action Adaptations Anime Series Coming to Netflix in 2022

Check it out below!

Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 (Season 2)

Netflix Release Date: May 23rd, 2022
Studio: Production I.G
Episodes: TBA

Ghost in the Shell is returning to Netflix with its much-awaited season 2. The popular anime franchise has been making headlines after its shift to CGI from traditional animation.

Ghost in the Shell is set in the near future when a wave of cybercrime threatens world peace in the light of the advancement of technology. In order to save humanity from cyborgs, Motoko Kusanagi stands up and takes the charge of public security section 9 to combat the ongoing crime.

Watch the trailer below!

Vampire in the Garden (Season 1)

Netflix Release Date: May 16th, 2022
Studio: WIT Studio
Episodes: TBA

After the vampire invasion presents a threat to humanity, a young girl and a vampire queen begin the quest to rebuild Paradise where both lived in harmony.

Watch the trailer below!

Spriggan (Season 1)

Netflix Release Date: June 18th, 2022
Studio: David Production
Episodes: TBA

Based on the Spriggan manga that was released over twenty years ago, the TV show is the latest screen adaptation of the famous story.

Spriggan Season 1 on Netflix is set in an ancient civilization that once ruled the Earth. However, after a series of unfortunate events that destroyed the kingdom, the people left messages to the future generation detailing all the information about the powerful creations they used. After some factions threaten humanity with the use of these magical artifacts, the ARCAM Corporation and their elite squadron of soldiers known as Spriggans take the charge to prevent evil people from finding those weapons.

Watch the trailer below!

Bastard!! -Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy (Part 1)

Netflix Release Date: June 30th, 2022
Studio: Liden Films
Episodes: 13

The TV show is based on Kazushi Hagiwara’s dark-fantasy manga and follows the story of The Dark Rebel Army which plans to resurrect the god of destruction Anthrasax. In a world led by Four Divine Kings, Tia Noto Yoko, daughter of the Great Priest, must make a decision to save humanity from the sorcerer-led army.

Watch the trailer below!

Kakegurui Twin (Season 1)

Netflix Release Date: August 4, 2022
Studio: MAPPA
Episodes: TBA

The series is a prequel to the main Kakeguiri series and is set one year before Yumeko Jabami enrolls at Hyakkaou Private Academy. The story focuses on Mary Saotome, who after her arrival learns about the school’s gambling system. After her interaction with her schoolmates, she ultimately succumbs to the gambling mania resulting in Ryota Suzui becoming her pet.

Watch the trailer below!

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: STONE OCEAN (Part 2)

Netflix Release Date: September 1, 2022
Studio: David Production
Episodes: 24

The story follows Florida; and Jolyne Cujoh, the daughter of Jotaro Kujo, who is wrongfully accused of a crime and is sent to a maximum-security prison for fifteen years.

Watch the trailer below!

Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas (Season 1)

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners (Season 1)
Netflix Release Date: September 2022
Studio: CD PROJEKT RED + Studio Trigger
Episodes: TBA

Army of the Dead proved to be one of the biggest releases on Netflix last year created by Zack Snyder. The upcoming series of the franchise will take place before the events of the heist of Army of the Dead. The audience can witness the downfall of Las Vegas as Scott Ward, and his team of mercenaries after they try to evacuate civilians from the city infested with zombies.

The series will revolve around a street kid who tries to survive amidst the technological advancements and body modification-obsessed city set in the near future. Putting everything at stake, the kid chooses to stay alive and ends up becoming an Edgerunner a Mercenary outlaw also known as a Cyberpunk.

Watch the trailer below!

Drifting Home (2022)

Netflix Release Date: September 16th, 2022
Studio: Studio Colorido
Runtime: TBA

Drifting Home is the third movie produced under the banner of Studio Colorido and comes after A Whisker Away and Penguin Highway. The movie follows Kosuke and his friends visiting an abandoned apartment building due for demolition where they find themselves at the center of a strange phenomenon that must be dealt with carefully.

Watch the trailer below!

Renewed But Release Dates TBA in 2022

Blood of Zeus (Season 2)

Seasons: 2
Episodes: TBA
Studio: Powerhouse Animation
Netflix Release Date: TBA

Blood of Zeus will be returning for season 2 on Netflix. The series is set in the world’s beginning the Gods of Olympus, led by Zeus when the Titans were defeated.

Watch the trailer below!

Record of Ragnarok (Season 2)

Netflix Release Date: TBA
Studio: TBA
Episodes: TBA

Season 2 of Record of Ragnarok on Netflix has returned to more action-packed adventures as there are still plenty of bouts to be fought.

Watch the trailer below!

Anime Coming to Netflix in 2022 to 2023

Beat & Motion (Season 1)

The series is based on the manga by Shonen Jump+’s “Million Tag” winning author Naoki Fujita. More details about the series are yet to be revealed.

Captain Laserhawk: A Blood Dragon Remix (Season 1)

The anime series on Netflix is an adaptation is the Far Cry franchise. It revolves around Dolf Lazerhawk, a cyborg super soldier who is residing in a world of synth-wave dystopia full of corporate control and oppression.

Devil May Cry (Season 1)

Devil May Cry is easily one of the most requested anime adaptations ever. The series is currently in the production phase and will be released in 2023.

Exception (Season 1)

Exception is one of the most anticipated anime series on Netflix. The series is directed by the artist behind Final Fantasy and The Sandman: Dream Hunters illustrator, Yoshitaka Amano.

Lady Napoleon (Season 1)

Lady Napoleon is an action fantasy anime following Sophie, a descendant of Napoleon and leader of the Lady Napoleon organization, who fights for world domination.

Rilakkuma’s Theme Park Adventure (Season 1)

RIlakkuma’s world will get bigger after the cuddly stop motion bear and his friends embark on a new adventure to a fun-filled theme park.

Skull Island (Season 1)

Skull Island is set in the same universe as Legendary Pictures Kong and Godzilla and will explore the mythos of Kong further after the creatures inhabit the island all while a shipwrecked crew struggle to survive.

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell (Season 1)

The anime series will star John Wick and is created by Derek Kolstad who is currently developing a Splinter Cell anime series for Netflix.

Tomb Raider (Season 1)

The upcoming anime series will follow the adventures of Lara Croft in the world of the franchise’s 17-game history.

Twilight of the Gods (Season 1)

The series is Netflix’s latest anime based around the mythos of the ancient Norse world. More details are yet to be revealed.

Stay tuned for more updates and news!


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